Real-Time Protection

Real-Time Protection provides anti-virus protection. The component detects and neutralizes threats, adware, and apps that intruders may use to harm your device or exploit your personal data.

The component is called Scanner in the free version of the app. It is called Real-Time Protection in the premium version.


Scanner performs the following functions:

You have to launch scanning of the device manually in the free version.

Real-Time Protection

Real-Time Protection includes all Scanner functions and provides automatic 24/7 device protection. Real-Time Protection detects threats in opened files and scans apps in real-time as they are installed on the device. Anti-virus databases and the Kaspersky Security Network cloud service are used to provide automatic protection.

If an app that collects and sends information is installed on your device, Kaspersky Internet Security may classify it as malware.

Configure Real-Time Protection settings

See also


Updating anti-virus databases

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